Credit: 247Sports Georgia athlete Demetris Robertson committed on a big day for Alabama. Nick Saban continues to put pieces in place for sustained success in Tuscaloosa. Demetris Robertson and Shyheim Carter are the latest top-tier prospects to join Alabama’s star-studded recruiting haul, per Charles Power of 247Sports.
SEC media days have begun in Hoover, Alabama, with the Crimson Tide bringing some of their top players along with head coach Nick Saban. With the 2014 recruiting class being the best in the nation, according to 247Sports, we should expect to see some young athletes turn into big-time players.
According to the 247Sports team rankings, Alabama has had the top recruiting class in the country in each of the past four seasons, and it’s out to the pole position once again in 2015. That was made clear last week at Nike’s The Opening in Beaverton, Oregon, which was attended by 10 of the Tide’s…
Alabama added the first player to its 2016 class this weekend, securing a commitment from Waynesboro, Mississippi, defensive tackle Benito Jones, the No. 98 overall prospect on the 247Sports composite rankings.
Alabama was represented well at Nike’s The Opening in Beaverton, Oregon, this past week, sending 10 of its 19 committed players—and many more of its targets—to the nation’s most high-profile recruiting exhibition.
The Alabama Crimson Tide should be excited to have these two studs in the future. Out at The Opening in Oregon, this dynamic duo connected on several occasions for some highlight-reel plays. How well do you think these two will do at the next level?
For the first time since September 2011, Alabama is looking for a new starting quarterback. AJ McCarron was very good and very durable during his time in Tuscaloosa, leaving no one with starting experience on the depth chart in his wake.
The top athletes are in Oregon at The Opening to prove they are the most elite recruits in the country. The Alabama Crimson Tide have some big-time commits and targets in Beaverton who are showing they can be huge assets to Nick Saban and his coaching staff in the future.
Photo Credit: 247Sports.com Alabama QB commit Blake Barnett The college football world is getting a glimpse of the future this week in Beaverton, Oregon, as America’s top high school seniors participate in The Opening on the campus of Nike’s corporate headquarters.
The Alabama offense isn’t destined for a complete overhaul under the direction of first-year coordinator Lane Kiffin, but a change in complexion could be approaching on the horizon. The recipe for success during head coach Nick Saban’s tenure regularly combines defensive dominance, a relentless rushing attack and efficient quarterback play that avoids risk.